Norway U-21 1-2 England U-21

Pearce lauds brave Dawson

October 10, 2011
Stuart Pearce hailed the courage of Craig Dawson after the West Brom defender defied a nasty head wound to help England maintain their 100% start to their European Under-21 Championship qualifying campaign.

Dawson played more than half of Monday evening's 2-1 Group Eight win in Norway with a Terry Butcher-style bandage after a clash of heads left him bloodied and needing seven stitches.

Head coach Pearce - who was in the senior England side 22 years ago when Butcher famously ...

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